Any community that can pioneer genetic engineering while also boasting one of the world’s greatest symphony orchestras and earning the title of “Best Sports City” in America must have something special going for it. What makes the region such an attractive home for business?
Its size and structure foster interconnections that don’t exist in other major cities.
A broadly talented and productive work force reflects the character of the community.
Our central location offers fast access to domestic and international markets.
Businesses here — from startups to Fortune 500 companies — are players in the global economy.
In short, we’re a region that’s perfectly centered and remarkably connected — a place where both businesses and people thrive.
St. Louis has a sanity about it that’s increasingly difficult to find. A balance and degree of comfort that are absolutely exceptional among cities that also offer the kind of world-class assets this community features.
The St. Louis region features a pro-growth business culture that is getting better all the time. In its 2004 Best Places for Business list, Forbes ranked St. Louis No. 65 out of the 150 best metropolitan areas for cost of doing business.